Donald Farmer

10/6/2012

Donald Lee Farmer, 82, of Clovis, N.M., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Farwell Care and Rehabilitation Center in Farwell, Texas, from complications of a stroke.

Donald Lee Farmer, 82, of Clovis, N.M., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Farwell Care and Rehabilitation Center in Farwell, Texas, from complications of a stroke.

He was born Aug. 26, 1930, in Emporia, to Clifford David and Mildred "Mary" Karr Farmer.

Mr. Farmer had a career turning around and saving insolvent, small-town agriculture banks in Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma, including in Leoti in 1964 and in Ulysses in 1984. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Murphy Farmer of Clovis, N.M.; his ex-wives, Eleanor (Barr) of Fort Collins, Colo., and Jeanette (Emmett) of Aurora, Colo.; four sons, Mark and Kevin, both of Aurora, Matt of Las Vegas, and Chad of Elizabeth, Colo.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

His family and friends will celebrate his life at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at 12408 E. Amherst Circle, Aurora, CO 80014.

Online condolences and a map for the memorial service location may be found at www.don-farmer-memorial.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home and High Plains Crematory,

Internment of his cremated remains, in private ceremony, will be at Santa Fe, New Mexico's military cemetery in the spring of 2013.

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